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ZIP Code 98188

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (10:16am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.45, -122.28
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98188

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98188. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98188. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98188, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Seattle, WA
Acceptable:
Seatac, Tukwila
Unacceptable:
Duwamish, Mcmicken Heights, Riverton

Stats and Demographics for the 98188 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98188 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98188 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98188 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,111
Population Density 3,062 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,959
Median Home Value $226,800
Land Area 7.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,263
Median Household Income $40,815

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8766916446998761,1351,003900845911864763576391255201116120
Female8616895926328631,029851760728807839689583405325224188180
Total1,7371,3801,2361,3311,7392,1641,8541,6601,5731,7181,7031,4521,159796580425304300

Gender

 Male 11,866 51%
 Female 11,245 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,789 47%
 Black Or African American 4,325 19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 289 1%
 Asian 3,449 15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 832 4%
 Other Race 2,032 9%
 Two Or More Races 1,395 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner433716821,0751,008655407182
Renter4541,4491,0509366082318329
Total4971,8201,7322,0111,616886490211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,378 36%
 Single Guardian 1,867 20%
 Singles 3,108 34%
 Singles With Roommate 910 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,542 71%
 Households with Kids 2,721 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male162195174154146138156120131152120137117118150121122145161130
Female195168157156137131143135143123109112110138129109132137125159
Total357363331310283269299255274275229249227256279230254282286289

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98188 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98188 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 98188 real estate data, the median home value of $226,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98188. Rentals in 98188 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98188 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,034 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 11 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 66 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,088 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,335 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,840 49%
 Households Vacant 696 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 371 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 111 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 334 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,905 37%
 2 Bedroom 2,253 44%
 3+ Bedroom 669 13%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,815 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98188 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 98188 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98188 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,143 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,522 29%
 No Earnings 6,189 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,143 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,522 29%
 No Earnings 6,189 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,998 81.2%
 Public transportation 1,248 11.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 539 4.9%
 Worked at Home 299 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,015 11.8%
 High School Graduate 4,852 56.6%
 Associate's degree 696 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,449 16.9%
 Master's degree 441 5.1%
 Professional school degree 69 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 48 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,221 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 238 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 571 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98188

ZIP Code 98188 is in the Highline School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98188.

Bow Lake Elementary
18237 42nd Ave South
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Mcmicken Heights Elementary
3708 South 168th St
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Valley View Early Childhood Center
17622 46th Ave South
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Thorndyke Elementary
4415 South 150th St
Seattle, WA 98188
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tukwila School District
Chinook Middle School
18650 42nd Ave South
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Odyssey - the Essential School
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Global Connections High School
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Seattle Christian Schools
18301 Military Rd S
Seatac, WA 98188
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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